Seattle’s ‘Warm 106.9’ KRWM Has Gone All-Christmas

WARM 106.9/SEATTLE has just flipped (as of Thursday) to all the holiday hits as “SEATTLE’s CHRISTMAS Station.” The jingle bells will be ringing through DECEMBER 25th.

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Published on November 16, 2018 at 1:33 pm by Radio Man

CNN & Jim Acosta 1, White House 0

A District Court judge has granted a motion made by CNN and White House reporter Jim Acosta, temporarily returning the reporter’s suspended press pass while the case proceeds.

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Published on at 8:39 am by boredop

FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. Nov. 16th

It’s the date of birth for Burgess Meredith, Daws Butler, Mary Margaret McBride, Jim Jordan (of ‘Fibber McGee’ fame), Nanaimo jazz pianist Diana Krall, and ace Vancouver radio reporter George Garrett.
NBC began a two night showing of ‘The Godfather,’ for which it paid $10 million;
Creedence Clearwater Revival and Jerry Lee Lewis performed on CBS-TV’s Ed Sullivan Show;
the 100th episode of ‘The X-Files’ aired on FOX;
Walter Cronkite hosted ‘Sinatra: an American Original’ on CBS-TV;
and David Bowie’s first TV special aired on NBC’s ‘Midnight Special.’
Tennessee Ernie Ford’s ‘Sixteen Tons’ began an 8 week run as the #1 song; Patsy Cline recorded her next Top 10 hit ‘I Fall to Pieces’; and The Beatles recorded their second performance for Radio Luxembourg.
ALL the milestones for Nov. 16th INSIDE.

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Published on November 15, 2018 at 9:00 pm by Ron Robinson

Country Star Roy Clark Dies at 85

The guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the TV show ‘Hee Haw’ for nearly a quarter century died Thursday.

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Published on at 10:01 am by clockwatcher

CBC’s ‘As It Happens’ Marks its 50th Anniversary Friday

CBC Radio One’s current affairs show As It Happens will mark its 50th anniversary with a special hour-and-a-half-long episode featuring highlights from the program’s five-decade history.

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Published on at 8:25 am by boredop

Edmonton’s 92.5 the Chuck Goes All-Xmas This Friday

  Corus Radio stations flip the switch to Christmas Christmas is coming early to 92.5 The ‘CHUCK! Listeners will wake up in the holiday spirit this Friday after the station transforms overnight into Edmonton’s Christmas station, starting November 16 at 12:01 a.m. MT. Other stations across the Corus Radio network continue the tradition, flipping to […]

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Published on November 14, 2018 at 9:01 pm by Radio Man

THURSDAY in Broadcast History .. Nov. 15th

Happy Birthday to Ed Asner, Sam Waterston, C.W. McCall, Kevin Eubanks, Chad Kroeger of Nickelback, newsman John Roberts, Shalene Woodley and Jack Burns.
The National Broadcasting Company began operations with 24 radio stations;
Bellingham’s KVOS AM 1200 fired up with 100 watts;
TV’s first remote occurred when the cameras of NBC New York’s W2XBT covered a fire;
Edmonton’s CKRA-FM (‘Capital FM’) signed on to 96.3 MHz;
‘Dallas’ episode 100 was seen on CBS-TV;
and the Rolling Stones made their first appearance on NBC-TV’s primetime ‘Hullabaloo.’
Obits this date include Lionel Barrymore, Enid Markey, Dennis Cole, former CBS owner Larry Tisch, Cincinnati baseball broadcaster Joe Nuxhall, and (pictured) John Morgan of the Royal Canadian Air Farce.
ALL the milestones for Nov. 15th INSIDE.

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Published on at 9:00 pm by Ron Robinson

Laura Ingraham To End Radio Show, Shift To Podcasting

“While hosting a prime-time television show and raising three children on my own, continuing a three-hour morning radio show was no longer feasible,” said INGRAHAM.

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Published on at 3:23 pm by Ron Robinson

Global/Corus Edmonton Leading the Celebration of 2018 Grey Cup Week

“Our stations are proud to stand with Edmontonians to create a memorable experience as host city for one of the greatest events in professional sport.”

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Published on at 2:28 pm by Turn Table3

Producer Behind CBC’s Beachcombers, Dr. Bundolo Dead at 80

In 1991, Don S. Williams turned to television acting and guest-starring engagements in a number of Vancouver-shot programs leading to a recurring role as The First Elder in The X-Files, the role for which he would be best known.

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Published on at 1:00 pm by clockwatcher